Special Mission

Special Mission - St. Patrick's Day Parade

Miller Place, New York - 12 Mar 2017




We have been invited by the Rocky Point friends of St Patrick to participate in this years St. Patrick's Day Parade in Rocky Point.

This year's Grand Marshall is Joe Cognitore. Joe has done a lot for our Veteran community and this would be a great way to show support. We will be at the very beginning of the Parade right behind Joe and the Color Guards. I have also invited the member of ABATE to join us as well so hopefully we get a big turnout. See you there

Joseph A. Cognitore proudly served in Vietnam from April 1969 through March 1971, where he held the ranks of “Acting Platoon Sergeant” and “Acting Platoon Leader”. For his valor on the battlefield and for his service to country, he earned the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge, as well as the National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign, and Air Medals. He has been a member of the VFW since 1973 and serves as Commander of VFW Post 6249

John Fenech
PGR National Vice President HOTH
PGR Ride Captain Region 9


Primary Staging Time: 11:30 A.M.
Aliano Shopping Center
691 St Rte 25a
NE Corner Of Mineola Ave & Route 25a
Miller Place, New York - 11764
Ride Captain:
John Fenech
PGR National Vice President HOTH
PGR Ride Captain Region 9
Special Instructions:
Route 25a will be closed in both directions by 12:00 noon March 12, 2017. Parade kicks off at 1:00pm. They are asking us to be in place by 11:30am.  After the parade we are invited back to the Rocky Point VFW, KING Rd, Rocky Point, NY 11778.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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